Code of Conduct

Guidelines and Code of Conduct
(In-person Conference Attendees)

Before Leaving Home

  • Follow relevant guidance provided by the World Health Organization (WHO), or your local health authority.
  • Adhere to government issued travel restrictions and guidance issued by the region you will be travelling to and the region you are travelling from.
  • Evaluate your own health and that of people you are in close contact with; contact the meeting/event organizers if you have concerns.
  • Stay home if you feel sick.

On-site During the Event

  • Follow guidance from your local health authority, for everyday preventive actions to help prevent the spread of respiratory viruses including:
    • Washing hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, or an alcohol-based sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol.
    • Avoiding touching eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
    • Covering your nose and mouth when coughing or sneezing. Throw used tissues in the trash.
    • Cleaning and disinfecting frequently touched objects and surfaces using a regular household cleaning spray or wipe.
  • Agree to have your temperature taken before entering the meeting/event venue, if required by the event organizers.
  • Agree to wear a mask or facial covering, if required by the event organizers.
  • Adhere to social distance protocols put in place by the event organizers and respect others’ personal space.
  • Go to the event First Aid office (or equivalent) at any time, if you feel unwell or are experiencing flu-like symptoms.

Post-event

Based on current contact tracing advice from many health authorities, if you test positive for COVID-19 up to 14 days after returning home, please contact the meeting/event organizers to advise them.



Hotel Guidelines

Please consider also the Marriott Commitment to Clean guideline at https://clean.marriott.com/